What is another word for wanderers?

Pronunciation: [wˈɒndəɹəz] (IPA)

Wanderers are those who travel around aimlessly and without a fixed destination. There are many synonyms for this word such as travelers, nomads, vagabonds, wayfarers, and adventurers. They all have different connotations and nuances, but they all describe people who are on the move. Travelers are those who journey from one place to another, often for pleasure or business. Nomads are people who move from place to place with no permanent home. Vagabonds are often associated with a lack of purpose or direction. Wayfarers are travelers on foot, while adventurers are those who seek out new experiences and challenges. All of these words evoke a sense of adventure and a love for exploration.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Wanderers

Now I have talked with our father, Wahunsunakuk, of what I now speak, since we can no longer hope to hide our trail again to these wanderers from the rising sun, that it is better to make friends of these who have come and who seem well-disposed towards us, and to have them for allies rather than enemies."
"The Princess Pocahontas"
Virginia Watson
They were drinking tea under the trees when the wanderers came dropping in, by twos and threes, from all points of the compass.
"A Vanished Hand"
Sarah Doudney
"But it is often too late to bring back these wanderers to the initial idea, for, in the course of their circuits, they have brushed against a hundred others, which are confounded with the first, weaken it, and take away its exact proportions.
"Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It"

Famous quotes with Wanderers

  • "The sea-road is good for wanderers and landless men. There is quenching of thirst on the grey paths of the winds, and the flying clouds to still the sting of lost dreams."
    Robert E. Howard
  • An aching to be once again in the land from which he grew gave him no rest. There is no calm for those who are uprooted. They are wanderers, homesick and defiant. Love itself is helpless to heal them though the dust rises with every footfall—drifts down the corridors—settles on branch or cornice—each breath an inhalation from the past so that the lungs, like a miner’s, are dark with bygone times. Whatever they eat, whatever they drink, is never the bread of home or the corn of their own valleys. It is never the wine of their own vineyards. It is a foreign brew.
    Mervyn Peake
  • The past alone is truly real: the present is but a painful, struggling birth into the immutable being of what is no longer. Only the dead exist fully. The lives of the living are fragmentary, doubtful, and subject to change; but the lives of the dead are complete, free from the sway of Time, the all but omnipotent lord of the world. Their failures and successes, their hopes and fears, their joys and pains, have become eternal—our efforts cannot now abate one jot of them. Sorrows long buried in the grave, tragedies of which only a fading memory remains, loves immortalized by Death's hallowing touch these have a power, a magic, an untroubled calm, to which no present can attain. ...On the banks of the river of Time, the sad procession of human generations is marching slowly to the grave; in the quiet country of the Past, the march is ended, the tired wanderers rest, and the weeping is hushed.
    Bertrand Russell

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